Pinboard #1

Just Got Made • 20 Jun 2014

Pinboard: A fortnightly edit of happenings in the Maker Movement – News, Trends & JGM’s Favourite Finds…

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1. The Crafts Council’s Injection Programme welcomes it’s new class of 17 established makers. A fantastic line up of talent that we’re looking forward to following over the year.
image: section of work by Lubna Choawdhary

2. Think piece from the FT : ‘today’s most ambitious designer-makers often have to create not only their own products but the machinery to make them’. Discuss.
image: section of work by Silo Studio

3. Photographer & pattern queen Jess Bonham collaborated with Anna Lomax to make these brilliant GIFS, showing off a collaboration between Kenzo & New Era.
full article on It’s Nice That

4. Pedro da Costa Felgueiras mixes paint by hand using historic methods, explored in this article on The New Craftsmen blog. “I persist, I break my back, because I know the paint is different, and cannot be imitated with modern materials – I want the real thing.”
The New Craftsmen have just opened a new shop in Marylebone, London

5. Sheffield Design Week is nearly here, an international design platform with events taking place all over the city. Our choice, Craftworks: a craft & manufacturing symposium for Yorkshire.
Sheffield Design Week runs on the 23rd – 29th June

6. The Royal Mail chose ‘Sustainable Fishing’  as the theme of their latest edition of stamps, designed by Kate Stephens and featuring paintings by David Miller.
full article on Design Week

7. Double Trouble! Two new issues of two great magazines have been recently released: Hole & Corner Issue 3. is on the theme of people that inspire us, and Cereal Magazine, Volume 6 presents it’s usual beautiful take on travel and lifestyle.

8. We’ve already ordered a CSera pastel marbled iphone case from designer Carly’s Etsy shop – a Yorkshire lass who moved to Istanbul. Summery fun!


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